99 episodes

An irreverent and unscripted look at the week's mixed martial arts news from The Athletic's Ben Fowlkes and Chad Dundas. Topics include the latest happenings in the UFC, Bellator and other promotions.

The Co-Main Event MMA Podcast Chad Dundas and Ben Fowlkes

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An irreverent and unscripted look at the week's mixed martial arts news from The Athletic's Ben Fowlkes and Chad Dundas. Topics include the latest happenings in the UFC, Bellator and other promotions.

    Episode 395: Khabib out, UFC 249 still on & JBJ still JBJin'?

    Episode 395: Khabib out, UFC 249 still on & JBJ still JBJin'?

    Khabib Nurmagomedov is "stuck at home" in Dagestan, which makes him a lot like the rest of us, when you think about it. So, he's probably out, but the UFC insists 249 is still on. Plus, Jon Jones in trouble again.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 394: UFC 1!

    Episode 394: UFC 1!

    Well, here's something completely different. This week, from self-isolation and without much MMA happening worldwide, we went back and rewatched UFC 1. It was weird. Then we talked about it.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 393: Greetings from self-isolation

    Episode 393: Greetings from self-isolation

    Both our families are self isolating this week, which causes a number of challenges for the CME podcast. Still, here we discuss Charles Oliveira's win over Kevin Lee at UFC Brasilia, the UFC's weird declaration it will carry on in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and what will ultimately befall UFC London?

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 392: An absolute classic

    Episode 392: An absolute classic

    Zhang Weili and Joanna Jedrzejczyk tore the house down in their women's strawweight title fight at UFC 248. Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero? Weeeeeell, that's a different story. This week, we discuss those two fights and look ahead to a weekend full of MMA action.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 391: How dare you, sir?

    Episode 391: How dare you, sir?

    Deiveson Figueiredo smashed UFC Norfolk's main event title fight when he missed weight last week. Then he damn near smashed the whole flyweight division by defeating Joseph Benavidez via second-round TKO. What's do be done? Also, we look ahead to UFC 248's two title fights.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 390: Ben ate the peanut butter cups for Fury-Wilder

    Episode 390: Ben ate the peanut butter cups for Fury-Wilder

    What are Dan Hooker's prospects among the lightweight elite after defeating Paul Felder at UFC Auckland? Can Joseph Benavidez finally make good on his flyweight potential? Are we really doing Cejudo vs. Aldo? And did Ben consume too many edibles before the weekend's big boxing match?

    • 1 hr 13 min

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Best podcast

This is the best podcast in the universe. When Ben and Chad do the damn thing, I listen. Extremely funny and intellectual. All MMA fans should listen.

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